Jul 18, 2011 11:00pm PDT
, this is the daily show with jon stewart. captioning sponsored by comedy central ( cheers and applause ) >> jon: welcome to the daily show. my name is jon stewart. welcome to the daily show. my name is is jon stewart. good one tonight. our guest the young actor daniel radcliffe. as you probably heard he's the star of the new flick harry potter and the half billion dollars in worldwide weekend gross. so exciting tonight. i found out something scientifically i didn't know was possible. a canadian can breed with a german. ( cheers and applause ) did you know that? ( cheers and applause ) i don't even know how they fit them together. they've created a new species a canad-erman. you know what? no fooling around. our top story tonight, of course, the debt ceiling and our ongoing segment. that is in no way hyperbolic. as america moves closer to just laying out a blanket in front of our garage and selling off all our old board games it has become clear that time for action is short. >> the president says he wants an agreement. >> president obama set a deadline. >> president obama now says it's decisi
Jul 18, 2011 11:00pm PDT
politicians. if he were here today he could be with jon stewart, he could be anybody, he uld be with stephen colbert and meet them eye to eye. that he was funny. how often have w seen a polician like that? not in a long time. >> rose: how do you think president obama's doing on those standards? >> well, i think the one thing he did care about, lincoln, originally, the emotional intelligence set of issues, i think he does have those. when you watch him around a table he makes sure everybody speaks, h listens to people with opposing advice. i think the thing you ve to learn when you get into the presidency is that a certain point you can't listen anymore. lincoln finally said "consensus can be paralyzing, you have to decide when to act." >> rose: wow. >> so that everyone around a table, for example, he debated emancipation for two months, three months, and everybody had different points of view. don't do it, do it, do it yesterday. he finally decided i'm making my mind up and issuing the emancipation proclamation. he goes to the cabinet and says "i don't want your ideas. i've made up my mind.
Jul 14, 2011 7:00am EDT
or comedy series are the company bert report, conan, "the daily show with jon stewart," late night with jimmy fallon, real time with bill maher, and saturday night live. >> the nomnys for lead actress in a comedy series are edie falco, nurse jackie. tina fey, 30 rock, laura linney, melissa mccarthy, mike and molly. >> oh, my gosh. >> martha plimpton, raising hope. and amy poehler, parks and recreation. >> okay. keep it together. the nomnys for lead actor in a comedy series are alec baldwin, 30 rock. lieu advice c.k., steve carell, johnny good laekky, the big bang theory, matt la blanc, and jim parsonss. >> in melissa, let's complete the announcements by bringing back john to announce the final category. >> hello again. the nominations in the comedy series category are the big bang theory, glee, modern family, the office, parks and recreation, and 30 rock. melissa, the academy con grat lates you on your nomination and josh washing thank you so much again for helping us with this. >> my pleasure. >> there's a complete list of all the emmy nominees 00 our website at emmys.com. please
Jul 15, 2011 6:00am PDT
every day. you've been watching. you see how we do it. but it's nothing like jon stewart. >> the president continued, "i have shown enormous willingness to compromise." >> mr. obama then left, saying, "i'll see you tomorrow." >> oh, [ bleep ]! oh, no, he didn't. the president all stormed out and was like, okay, tomorrow then. [ laughter ] what? that's not storming out. that's ending a meeting by scheduling the next meeting. >> political buzz is your rapid-fire look at the hottest political topics of the day. three questions, 20 seconds on the clock. and playing today, democratic national committee member robert zimmerman. cnn contributor and independent john avlon. and republican strategist and columnist for the "hill" newspaper sherry jacobus. first question, guys, while republicans in washington look like they're moving closer to a deal, sarah palin is digging in, advising now is not the time to retreat, it's the time to reload and reload with reality. okay. who's right? sherry? >> you know, i'm with her on this one. this isn't supposed to be easy. i think it should be